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Job Ref No. ECC0-29S Position Type: Caretaker/Site Managers Pay Range: Point 1 (£9 per hour)
Position Start Date: Immediate Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/01/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: W/B 27.01.20  

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Do you want the rare opportunity to be part of our growing Newhall family?

Are you someone who is committed to delivering excellent standards of hygiene and cleanliness? If so, we would love to hear from you!

At Newhall Primary Academy and Nursery we are looking for a Cleaner to work across both buildings and support our Site Manager. We are looking for a cleaner who is up for a challenge and wants to get stuck in with all aspects of our academy life!

3.30-6.30pm Monday to Friday(15 hours per week) 52 weeks per year with holiday entitlement.

Reports to:
Site Manager

Responsible for:
Cleaning within the Academy and Nursery in accordance with procedures using a variety of methods including machinery/chemicals and adhering to safety regulations.

Liaison with:
Academy and Nursery Staff, Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team, Children, Parents/Carers

About us

Newhall is a brand-new, state of the art academy on the Newhall development in Harlow, with the capacity for 420 children. The Primary Academy currently has 105 children on roll. It will grow year-on-year until it reaches full capacity. The Nursery has capacity for 56 children and is open all year round from 7.30am until 6pm. It offers both funded and private day care places.

The Academy and Nursery opened in September 2018 with 15 permanent staff and we are now seeking additional staff to join us and be part of the unique opportunity to build and grow the setting from its infancy. There is no doubt about it, setting up the Academy and Nursery from scratch takes vision, dedication and hard-work, but being part of that exciting and rare journey is exciting and it will be very rewarding to see the Academy and Nursery take shape over the next few years. To see more information about Newhall, please visit our website.

About the role

We are looking to appoint a hardworking, skilled, dependable and self-motivated individual. We require someone who will contribute to the smooth running of the academy by supporting the Site Manager with the cleaning of the academy and nursery site. The successful candidate will have cleaning skills together with a knowledge of Health & Safety legislation, and procedures. They will also be flexible in their approach, energetic and be keen to work as part of our school community.

What we're looking for:

We welcome applications from candidates with experience from educational or other relevant cleaning backgrounds.

The successful candidate will have:

· The ability to exchange routine verbal information clearly

· The ability to follow instructions

· The ability to follow Health & Safety procedures and understand COSHH guidelines

· An organised and methodical approach

· The ability to manage own time effectively

· An understanding of procedures and legislation relating to confidentiality

In return we can offer:

· A firm commitment to you and your professional development.

· Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and Governors.

· A growing learning community.

· Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference.

· Coaching and mentoring from the academy's Senior Leadership Team.

· Fantastic trust-wide CPD opportunities

· Opportunities for career progression

How to apply

We hope you will take the time to find out more about our academy and nursery and experience our warm welcome. For further information about the role, or to arrange an informal discussion, please contact the Newhall Primary Academy and Nursery Office at or telephone 01279 215480.

Completed applications should be sent via e-mail to by Monday 20th January 2020 at midday.

Newhall Primary Academy and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

In applying for this post you are required to submit:

· A completed REAch2 Academy Trust Application form which contains the Person Specification form.

Information about the School

Newhall is a new, 2-form, state of the art academy and nursery on the Newhall development in Harlow. The school has been built to accommodate 420 primary children (Reception to Year 6) and 56 nursery children (6 months to 4 years).

Our school is situated on vast grounds, incorporating sports fields, games courts and play areas. The building itself offers a fully equipped curriculum kitchen for pupil use, a beautiful library, outbreak areas for interventions, a music and drama room and very well-resourced nursery rooms and primary classrooms. Our staff have an excellent work ethic and deliver high quality teaching and learning opportunities for our polite and eager-to-learn children. We have a caring, family ethos coupled with high expectations and along with the Reach2 Academy Trust, we are able to provide high quality CPD for all who work here.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Charmaine Ward
Reach2 Academy Trust
Roundhouse Way, Harlow
Essex, CM17 9SF
Telephone: 01279215480

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